How to Network Even When You Feel Uncomfortable

So, how do you find a job “taming data”? One way is to network. But how does one, “network”? The videos below provide some initial guidance for beginners.

My takeaway: “networking” involves many angles — within your current organization, within your community, and within your friends and family. It also involves showing a genuine interest in other people, and thinking of what you can do for them, not just what they can do for you.

Howcast: How to Network

Keith Ferrazzi: How Do I Start Networking?

Keith Ferrazzi: Help me: I feel uncomfortable at networking events!

Do you have any networking tips? Is there any information in the above videos with which you don’t agree?

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Nice to meet you! I am Jewel Ward, founder of Impact Zone (www.impactzone.co). Our specialties are search engine optimization and digital stewardship for creative industry websites.

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